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(Dar es Salaam, July 23 2019) IHI is looking for an experienced Environmental Scientist with analytical chemistry skills to join the Bohemia project team around November/December this year. Please note …

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A phase 2 Open‐Label Partially Randomized Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of combinations of bedaquiline, moxifloxacin, PA‐824 and pyrazinamide during 8 weeks of treatment in Adult Subjects with Newly Diagnosed Drug‐Sensitive or Multi Drug‐ Resistant, Smear‐Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis.

NC005 is a multicenter phase 2 Open‐Label Partially Randomized Trial to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of combinations of bedaquiline, moxifloxacin, PA‐824 and pyrazinamide during 8 weeks of treatment in Adult Subjects with Newly Diagnosed Drug‐Sensitive or Multi Drug‐ Resistant, Smear‐Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis. The primary objective of the study is to assess the mycobactericidal activity of combinations of bedaquiline, moxifloxacin, PA‐824 and pyrazinamide regimens during 8 weeks of treatment. IHI enrolled only drug sensitive TB participants, whereby 31 participants were enrolled. Participants were randomized to receive either bedaquilline 400mg (J) (loading dose/t.i.w.), Pa824 200mg (Pa) and Pyrazinamide 1500mg (Z); or J (200mg)PaZ; or HRZE. The HRZE treatment arm is included as a control for the drug‐sensitive treatments. Enrollment and follow up complemented in February 2016 and currently participants are on a six monthly telephonic survival follow up until early 2018.

Lead Scientists:

Frederick Haraka

Francis Mhimbira

Partners

Mbeya Medical Research Centre-NIMR
TB Alliance
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Insitute

Funders

Global Alliance for TB drug development (TB Alliance)

Projects Location

A PIXELBASE DESIGN
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